The Aerobics Joystick by Suncom promised an improved cardiovascular
system from using this device that interfaced between most standard
exercise bikes and an Atari 2600. While the fire button-equipped
joystick worked with shoot-'em-ups, best results were obtained with
driving games (particularly, Suncom said, Enduro). The faster you
pedal, the faster you drive.
What could be more boring than pedaling a stationary bike--or worse
exercise (thumb and forefinger excluded) than wiggling a joystick?
Suncom combined the two activities to their mutual benefit. Price was